New Delhi, Sept 28 : The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the All India Football Federation (AIFF) held their initial taskforce meeting on Wednesday in Goa, India.
New Delhi, Sept 28 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday chaired his fifteenth interaction through PRAGATI - the ICT-based, multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation.
New Delhi, Sept 28 : The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal of Department of Heavy Industry for providing financial assistance amounting to Rs. 111.59 crore as Non-Plan loan to Bharat Pumps and Compressors Limited, Allahabad.
Toronto, Sept. 28 : Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong had foreseen privately-owned vans operating on-demand in low-density areas as a viable option and accordingly planned to put forth a proposal to this effect before the commission's board, reported Ben Spurr, Transportation Reporter, thestar.com.
New Delhi, Sept 28 : The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday given its approval for closure of Hindustan Cables Limited (HCL), Kolkata as per the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956/2013, Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 and other relevant Acts.
New Delhi, Sept 28 : The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for the Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana (VPBY) 2003 launched on July 14, 2003 and Varistha Pension Bima Yojana (VPBY) 2014 launched on Aug 14, 2014.
New Delhi, Sept 28 : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday given its approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of Industrial Property Cooperation between Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry and the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), Ministry of Law, Government of Singapore.
New Delhi, Sept 28 : Executive Directors of the World Bank today agreed unanimously to reappoint Dr. Jim Yong Kim to a second five-year term as President of the World Bank Group, beginning July 1, 2017.
Kabul, Sept 28 : At least 21 militants and civilians were killed in a US drone strike in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Wednesday, media reports said.
New Delhi, Sept 28 : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday given its approval to ratify the Paris Agreement (on Climate Change) on Oct 2, the day of Gandhi Jayanti.
Patna, Sept 28 (The Bihar Post/IBNS): Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju on Wednesday made a mockery of himself when he described himself as "Shakuni Mama", one of the main villains in Hindu epic Mahabharata.
Dubai, Sept 28 : Pakistan's left-arm spinner Imad Wasim has rocketed into the top five of the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for T20I Bowlersafter a stellar series against the West Indies, which Pakistan clinched 3-0 in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.
Geneva, Sept 28 : India has moved 16 places to stand at the 39th position during the past year in the WEF's Global Competitiveness Index.
New Delhi, Sept 28 : Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Wednesday said that considering the diverse security challenges of our times, stronger India-Nigeria relations would not only be mutually beneficial, but would also add to the regional and global security.
London, Sept 28 : England opener Alastair Cook has signed a one- year extension contract with Essex club.
New Delhi, Sept 28 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday visited Sri Kedarnath Temple.
New Delhi, Sep 28 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to work for a image makeover among the Muslim community, according to media reports on Wednesday.
Melbourne, Sept 28 : Former Australian fast bowler Max Walker has passed away at the age of 68.
Kolkata/Mumbai, Sept 28 : Tata Motors and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) on Wednesday, launched the high performance range of HP Tata Motors Genuine Oil (HP TMGO), exclusively developed for Tata Motors passenger vehicles in the Indian market.
New Delhi, Sep 28 : The President of India Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the passing away of former President of the State of Israel, Shimon Peres.
London, Sept 28 : Scientists have, for the first time, identified a method of visualising the quantum behaviour of electrons on a surface.
Patna, Sept 28 (The Bihar Post/IBNS): Bihar education minister Ashok Choudhary presented his Paper titled "The Dalit Averment in Bihar" on Wednesday at the 21st Century Academic Forum Conference at Harvard, which is discussing the theme of "Challenge 2030: Envisioning the Future of Education".
Kolkata, Sept 28 : Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla came down heavily on her own fraternity, recently at an event in Kolkata, for churning out lyrics that commodify women and show them in poor light,
Kolkata, Sept 28 : The Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industry organised its first edition of the e-business summit and also launched the Entrepreneur's Business Forum, recently at The Bengal Chamber here.
New Delhi, Sept 28 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) asking it to fall in line, following Justice RM Lodha panel's move to the apex court seeking to remove the sporting body's top brass, according to reports.
Bhopal, Sep 28 : The Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi Vishwavidyalaya in Madhya Pradesh, which had started an engineering course in Hindi have had few takers so far, according to media reports on Wednesday.
Margao, Goa, Sept 28 : The new logo of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) was launched by FIFA President Gianni Infantino recently.
Jakarta, Sep 28 : Indonesian authorities are searching for several hundred tourists after a volcano erupted at one of the country's most popular hiking destinations, according to media reports on Wednesday.
Mumbai, Sept 28 : The makers of the movie Force 2 have released the look of John Abraham as ACP Yashwardhan.
Bengaluru/New Delhi, Sep 28 : Union Water Resources minister Uma Bharati will chair a tripartite meet on the Cauvery water dispute on Thursday, according to media reports.
Mumbai, Sept 28 : The makers of Ghantaa have launched the title track from the film.
Guwahati, Sept 28 : : At least six people were killed and five others injured in two separate road mishaps in Assam on Wednesday.
Lucknow, Sept 28 : : A 12-year-old girl has allegedly been gang-raped in Lucknow,the capital of Uttar Pradesh, by five men who held her parents hostage while committing the crime,reports said.
New Delhi, Sept 28 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid homage to Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh on the latter's birth anniversary.
New Delhi, Sept 28 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday greeted singer and Bharat Ratna awardee Lata Mangeshkar on her birthday.
New Delhi, Sept 28 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday mourned the death of former Israeli President Shimon Peres.
Sydney, Sept 28 : An Australian man has been bitten by a venomous spider on his penis for the second time, reports said.
Patna, Sept 28 (The Bihar Post/IBNS): The Bihar government has submitted fresh documents highlighting RJD strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin's unruly conduct to the Supreme Court hours before it was to hear petitions seeking cancellation of his bail on Wednesday, media reports said.
Calgary, Sept 28 : A sudden fall in oil prices on Tuesday due to an unsuccessful agreement regarding the production cut, between the oil producing countries in in Algiers has pushed down the international oil prices further by 2 percent.
Patna, Sept 28 (The Bihar Post/IBNS): The ruling Janata Dal United (JD-U) in Bihar has registered a case against former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju for his "Kashmir with Bihar" offer to Pakistan.
New Delhi, Sept 28 : A day after India decided not to participate in the upcoming 19th SAARC summit in Islamabad, Bangladesh and Bhutan also decided to pull out of the meet, media reports said on Wednesday.
New York, Sept 28 : At interactive dialogues on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Libya Ukraine, and Burundi, senior UN human rights officials and independent experts on Tuesday urged the governments to take immediate steps to ensure protection of human rights in their respective countries.
New York, Sept 28 : Noting the obstacles that persons with disabilities or those with other access requirements face in taking advantage of fundamental aspects of travel, senior United Nations officials on Tuesday urged policy-makers, travel planners and companies that work with persons with disabilities to work together to make travel more accessible.
New York, Sept 28 : Four United Nations human rights experts on Tuesday urged authorities in Pakistan to halt the execution of Imdad Ali, a man with a psychosocial disability, and to re-try him in compliance with international standards.
New York, Sept 28 : Warning that unsafe abortions kill nearly 50,000 women each year, United Nations human rights experts on Tuesday called on States across the world to repeal restrictive abortion laws and policies, and all punitive measures and discriminatory barriers to access safe reproductive health services.
New York, Sept 28 : A new delay in Somalia's elections is a matter of "immediate concern," raising fears that the process is being politically manipulated and that the latest postponement may only be one of yet further rolling delays, the top United Nations official in the long-troubled East African country warned on Tuesday.
New York, Sept 28 : The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Tuesday cautioned that unless it receives $3 million in urgent funding, it will have to suspend its school meals programme in Mali, affecting nearly 180,000 children in about 1,000 schools.
New York, Sept 28 : With some 6.5 million people dying annually from air pollution and 92 per cent of the world's population living in places where levels exceed recommended limits, the United Nations on Tuesday rolled out its most detailed profile of the scourge ever in a bid to slash the deadly toll.
New York, Sept 28 : The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday found a Malian Islamist accused of destroying historical and religious monuments in the fabled city of Timbuktu guilty in the first-ever prosecution of the destruction of cultural heritage as a war crime.
New York, Sept 28 : The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has condemned 'in the strongest terms' recent attacks involving humanitarian workers in the northern town of Kaga Bandoro located in the Nana Gribizi prefecture of the Central African Republic (CAR).
New York, Sept 28 : The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom on Tuesday expressed indignation at the killing of community radio host Agustin Pavia Pavia in the Mexican state of Oaxaca on 13 September.
Vijayawada, Sept 27 : Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Chandrababu Naidu, commemorating World Tourism Day 2016, unveiled a plethora of activities on tuesday which the state is undertaking to promote tourism in Andhra Pradesh.
Geneva, Sept 27 : A new WHO air quality model confirms that 92% of the world's population lives in places where air quality levels exceed WHO limits*. Information is presented via interactive maps, highlighting areas within countries that exceed WHO limits.
Toronto, Sept 27 : Ontario's Ombudsman Paul Dube announced on Monday that with the growing number of complaints related to school busses, his office would be looking into the matter soon.
Superstar Amitabh Bachchan while promoting his film 'Pink' makes a strong case for a woman's right to say No to men making sexual advances. IBNS-TWF correspondent Souvik Ghosh reports
Toronto, Sept. 27 : Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act had designated three lighthouses in Atlantic Canada for federal protection making a total of ninety lighthouses in eight provinces selected for heritage status with more expected to be added to the list, reported The Canadian Press.
Mumbai, Sept 27 : The BCCI medical team has confirmed that team India opener, KL Rahul has an injury in his right hamstring and he is ruled out for the remainder of the Paytm Test series against New Zealand.
Islamabad, Sept 27 : A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that "blood and water cannot flow together," Pakistan's Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Tuesday said that Indian cannot "unilaterally" opt out of the Indus Waters treaty.
Toronto, Sept 27 : A young boy was stabbed in the Toronto city's west end on Monday night.
New Delhi, Sept 27 : In the wake of the Uri attack which left 18 Indian soldiers martyred, the Indian government on Tuesday said it will not participate in the upcoming SAARC Summit in Islamabad.